The Nigeria Police Force attached to “Area E Command“ in Festac, have arrested one David Omoruyi, male, of 37, of No 4, Job Street, Afromedia, Oto-Awori LCDA, Lagos, for impersonating a police officer.
Police Public Relation Officer of the state, Chief Superintendent Of Police (CSP) Olumuyiwa Adejobi said that Omoruyi was arrested in possession of a fake police identity card and 30kg of weeds, suspected to be Indian hemp.
“Omoruyi, in the company of his fleeing colleagues, was seen with some bags of Indian hemp at Alaba Market, Ojo, Lagos, before he was accosted by policemen.
“Omoruyi claimed he is a serving sergeant attached to Mopol 49, Epe, Lagos State but after due interrogation and investigation, he confessed to being a fake policeman,” Adejobi said.
“He said that Omoruyi confessed to using the fake identity card to ferry their illicit drugs to any destination.
“Odumosu has directed that the suspect be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, for discreet investigation.
“Odumosu has ordered for the fleeing members to be apprehended and brought to book with immediate effect.
“Odumosu also admonished the public to always avail good and useful information to the police in order (for the latter) to discharge their duties diligently as expected,” Adejobi said.